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----------------------------------- | Black Math | | Words and Music by Jack White | | Tabbed by Patrick Ferris | ----------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | Tab Definitions: | | C5: x355xx | | G5: 355xxx | | A5: 577xxx | | D5: x577xx | | E5: 022xxx | | b: Bend to note | | /: Slide to note | | ~: Vibrato with wammy bar | | T: Tremolo | | *: Harmonic pinching | |N.C.: No Chord played | ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Rhythm: 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + Chords: C5 C5 G5 G5 C5 C5 G5 G5 INTRO: Played 4x C5 G5 C5 G5 C5 G5 C5 G5 A5 VERSE 1: A5 C5 G5 C5 G5 C5 G5 C5 G5 Well, don't you think that I'm bound to react now? A5 C5 G5 C5 G5 C5 G5 C5 G5 Well, my fingers definately turning to black now E5 G5 Yeah, maybe I'll put my love on ice A5 C5 A5 And teach myself, maybe that'll be nice, yeah VERSE 2: My books are sittin' at the top of the stack, now Well, the longer words are really breakin' my back now Yeah, maybe I'll learn to understand Drawing a square with a pencil in hand, yeah BRIDGE: Fuzz box Played 2x: Rhythm: 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 Chords: A5 D5 A5 D5 A5 D5 A5 Ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ahh ahhh D5 A5 Mathematically turning the page D5 A5 Unequivocally showing my age D5 A5 I'm practically center stage D5 E5 Undeniably earning your wage G5 Well, maybe I'll put my love on ice A5 C5 Teach myself, maybe that'll be nice, yeah SOLO: Over INTRO (with some prolonged A5's) Any slides or bends that seem counter-intuitive or out of the way are played with a whammy pedal. (A steady bend and pluck of 1 2 3 + 4 + with whammy bar vibrato) Repeated 3x: |................................| e|-------------10b12---b12--b12--b12~-b12~-b12~-b12~-b12~--10b10--10b12*---10b12-10b12--11b10-8--12(/5)----10-10b12- B|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------13---------- G|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ D|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ A|-0--0-0-0-0------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ (very difficult without whammy pedal) e|-10-8--12b-10-13b-10-11b-10--8-10-7-8~--24b"29"-b24-b24-b24/17--17--17-17-17-17--15b17-17-17-17-17-20b21-b21-b21- B|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- G|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- D|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- A|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- e|-21b20-17------10b12-10b12-12b10-----8--10-b12b10--------------------------------------------10b12-10-8--10b12-10-8- B|---------------------------------10b-------------------3-b-4-b-3---------------------------------------------------- G|--------------------------------------------------(3)-------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3------------------------- D|----------(12)------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- e|-10b12--b12-b12-10-8--10b12-b12-10-8--10b12-10-8-5-8-5--5b--5b6--5b7--5b8-- B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------- G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------- D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------- A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------- E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------- VERSE 3: Listen master can you answer a question? Is it the fingers or the brain that you're teaching the lesson? Oh, I can't tell you how proud I am Writin' down things that I don't understand Well, maybe I'll put my love on ice And teach myself, maybe that'll be nice, yeah A5 N.C. A5 N.C. A5 N.C. A5 N.C. A5 Yeah Yeah Yeah
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